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MCBAIN — The Beal City High School football team picked up a 48-6 win at McBain Friday to win the Highland Conference title.

Beal City scored twice in the first quarter, first on a 4-yard run by Ty Rollin and then on a 4-yard run from Hayden Huber.

Luke Farrell scored on a 48-yard touchdown run in the first minute of the second quarter, followed by a Huber 20-yard TD run that made it 28-0. Rollin scored on an 18-yard run with 23 seconds to go in the half to send it into halftime at 35-0.

Rollin scored his third TD of the night on a 25-yard run in the third. Zachary Stephan scored the final Aggies touchdown on a 3-yard run with 8:14 to go in the fourth.

The lone McBain points came in the fourth quarter.

Huber had 11 carries for 135 yards and two TDs for the Aggies (8-0, 5-0). Rollin added nine carries for 117 yards and three scores, while Schafer contributed five rushes for 65 yards and a TD. He also made a reception for 20 yards. Kurt Gross threw for 46 yards, while Ryan Tilmann had one catch for 26 yards.

Schafer paced the Aggies defense with 7.5 tackles. Alex Matthews made seven stops. Kevin Straus and Huber both contributed a sack.

Chippewa Hills 26, Hesperia 16

HESPERIA - Chippewa Hills improved to 5-3 overall Friday evening with a 26-16 road win at Hesperia.

The Warriors (5-3, 5-3 CSAA) grabbed a 19-0 lead after the first quarter and held on from there.

Trevor Purdy opened the scoring for Chippewa Hills on a 2-yard run.

Later in the first quarter, Tyler Kelsey returned a punt 70-yards for a touchdown as Ryan St. John’s extra point gave the Warriors a 13-0 lead.

Mason Berryhill capped of the scoring in the opening quarter when he returned a fumble for a touchdown.

Hunter Conley took the ball in from 6-yards out in the fourth quarter to close out the scoring for the Warriors.

Quentin Gossett led Chippewa Hills on the ground with 144 yards on 31 carries, while Conley added 39 yards on seven rushes.

Purdy completed 3-of-5 for 37 yards, while Marcus Merrill caught a pass for nine yards.

Defensively, Merrill and Eric Russell each tallied nine tackles.

Fulton 20, Dansville 13

DANSVILLE - Fulton kept its playoff hopes alive Friday night with a 20-13 win at Dansville.

With the win, the Pirates improve to 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference.

Tyler Spade opened the scoring for Fulton with a 58-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Randy Johnston took the kickoff return back for an 85-yard touchdown.

In the third quarter, Talon Hyde broke a 13-13 tie with a 5-yard touchdown reception from Jacob Litwiller in what proved to be the game-winning score.

Spade led all rushers with 160 yards and a score on 16 carries, while Johnston had seven rushes for 48 yards.

Harrison 33, Houghton Lake 0

HOUGHTON LAKE - The Harrison High School football team shut out host Houghton Lake Friday night by a 33-0 final.

Justin Yager rushed for four touchdowns in the win, two coming in the first half as the Hornets (2-6) took a 14-0 lead at the break.

Yager added his third TD in quarter three to make it 21-0, while Josh Wilson scored in the fourth to increase the lead to 27-0. Yager then put in the final touchdown.

For the game, Yager had 13 carries for 149 yards and the four scores. He also threw for 35 yards. Justice Walraven rushed 10 times for 100 yards. Zach Nowland had seven carries for 42 yards.

Bret Coughlin led the Harrison defense with 12 tackles.

Michigan Lutheran Seminary 52, Breckenridge 14

The Breckenridge High School football team was handed a 52-14 loss at home by Michigan Lutheran Seminary Friday night.

Mitch Miller returned a kick 85 yards for a touchdown to give the Huskies life in the second quarter, but Breckenridge went into halftime down 21-7.

Matt Seward scored the second Huskies touchdown in the third quarter on a 10-yard pass from Wade San Miguel. Bruno Borgetti converted his second point-after try. Despite that score, Breckenridge trailed 42-14 heading into the fourth and MLS tacked on 10 more points over the final 12 minutes.

San Miguel was 14-of-27 for 122 yards and a touchdown through the air. He also rushed 21 times for 112 yards. Miller caught five passes for 44 yards, while Seward had an additional five for 52 plus the touchdown.

Defensively, San Miguel had a sack and a fumble recovery. Miller chipped in with an interception.

Gladwin 48, Farwell 0

GLADWIN — The Farwell High School football team fell by a 48-0 final Friday at Gladwin.

Brandon Turner led the Eagles with 28 passing yards and 54 rushing yards on 10 carries. Walter Mosby had three receptions for 28 yards.

Dustin Weber had eight tackles for Farwell and Jacob Eigner made five stops.

Last Updated: 10/19/2013 11:30:16 AM EST